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24 Things Every Hardcore Starbucks Addict Knows To Be True

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1. You know there's a big difference between being late for something and being late for something because you were at Starbucks.

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And you've been guilty of the latter more times than you care to admit: "Sorry I'm late! But the line was out the door at Starbucks and this one woman had an order for like 12 people."

2. Not only does your barista know your drink order by heart...

It kind of makes you feel like a VIP.
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It kind of makes you feel like a VIP.

3. ...but more often than not, they have your drink order ready for you before you even hit the register. Now THAT is skill!

Like Kardashian-level VIP!
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Like Kardashian-level VIP!

4. You've also developed enough of a relationship with your baristas that they'll upgrade your order or make sure that you're getting the freshest coffee to drink.

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Face it, you see them more often than your siblings.

5. When you're forced to order coffee from somewhere that isn't Starbucks, you've definitely made the mistake of ordering something as "tall," "grande," or "venti."

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Having to order in sizes like "small," "medium," and "large" is so pedestrian.

6. You know that *REAL* Starbucks addicts aren't the type of people who get excited for frivolous syrupy seasonal drinks like Pumpkin Spice Lattes...

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Let the basics drink the seasonal drinks!

7. ...but you ALSO get irrationally excited when the store gets decked out for the holidays.

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Nothing gets you more into the Christmas spirit than seeing the store dressed up like a winter wonderland.

8. You know that there is no REAL secret menu, but if you ask nicely, your barista will make any drink with any combination of ingredients.

How do you think the Pink Drink came to be?
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How do you think the Pink Drink came to be?

9. You've been a Gold Card holder for so long you honestly can't remember what it feels like to NOT have one.

"Why yes, I do have the rewards program with you guys!"
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"Why yes, I do have the rewards program with you guys!"

10. If you could have one wish come true, it would be a separate line for all the customers who wait until they're at the cashier to decide on their drink order.

GET. ON. THAT. STARBUCKS.
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GET. ON. THAT. STARBUCKS.

11. You think people who order a tall are amateurs, and a grande isn't much better. Real Starbucks addicts are strictly here for ventis, or even *gasp* trentas.

The more caffeine the better!
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The more caffeine the better!

12. And you know the only thing worse than ordering a tall at Starbucks is ordering a Frappuccino, because Frappuccinos are for middle schoolers and Britney Spears.

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You're there for coffee, not mocha syrup.

13. Nothing in the world annoys you more than when someone can't grasp the concept that a "tall" is in fact the smallest standard beverage size on the menu.

Like haven't you ordered from here before? You know the drill.
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Like haven't you ordered from here before? You know the drill.

14. Although you DO get pretty upset if your Starbucks has run out of flat lids, so they have to give you a domed one instead.

It somehow completely throws off the experience.
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It somehow completely throws off the experience.

15. Whenever you're on a road trip, you map out where you're stopping for Starbucks ahead of time.

"FYI: I am letting everyone know we need to detour for like 20 minutes in order to get to the nearest Starbucks."
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"FYI: I am letting everyone know we need to detour for like 20 minutes in order to get to the nearest Starbucks."

16. You experienced an irrational level of anger when Starbucks switched their points program.

"Why, why would you do this to me? After I've been so loyal to you for so long!"
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"Why, why would you do this to me? After I've been so loyal to you for so long!"

17. Your Starbucks senses are so developed that you can actually taste if they messed up your order.

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"Hmmm...I think this has three sugar-free vanilla pumps instead of two."

18. Even if you own a coffee machine or there is one at work, you STILL need to make a daily trip to the promised land (aka Starbucks)...

Let's face it, nothing tastes as good or as satisfying as having your barista pour you a fresh cup of your favorite drink.
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Let's face it, nothing tastes as good or as satisfying as having your barista pour you a fresh cup of your favorite drink.

19. ...and that means a significant percentage of your income goes right to Starbucks.

You've probably joked "I should own stock in this company since I'm here so much" more than once.
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You've probably joked "I should own stock in this company since I'm here so much" more than once.

20. And you're not ashamed to admit that your day doesn't REALLY start until you've gotten your Starbucks.

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Well, you NEED that caffeine to get your day going!

21. You've basically developed a sixth sense for detecting where the closest Starbucks is at all times.

"No, I don't need to google it, I know there has to be one around here."
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"No, I don't need to google it, I know there has to be one around here."

22. It doesn't faze you when the area with milk and sugar needs to be restocked, because you know all the goodies are underneath the counter.

Or if you're tight with the baristas, they'll quickly get you what you need without you even asking them.
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Or if you're tight with the baristas, they'll quickly get you what you need without you even asking them.

23. You think the craziest people in the world are those who prefer drinking that mud Dunkin' Donuts calls coffee.

"You can keep your trash coffee to yourself!"
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"You can keep your trash coffee to yourself!"

24. And finally, you laugh in the face of people who are dramatic when their name is misspelled by a barista, because your barista knows your name by heart.

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